White Amur fish used for vegetation control in Arizona canal system (15/28)

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Scottsdale, Arizona (January 12, 2013) - As part of a seven-year plan to dry up all portions of its 131-mile canal system, Salt River Project (SRP), relocated the White Amur fish they used as an environmentally friendly and cost effective alternative to herbicides and heavy machinery for vegetation control. In this image, SRP workers stand inside the canal holding wire fencing to corral fish for transport to another section of the canal system. Fish are herded to be relocated to other portions of the canal. In this images, workers hold wire fence to block the fish to gather them in a collection area for transport to another section of the canal. Photo by Eduardo Barraza © 2013
Scottsdale, Arizona (January 12, 2013) - As part of a seven-year plan to dry up all portions of its 131-mile canal system, Salt River Project (SRP), relocated the White Amur fish they used as an environmentally friendly and cost effective alternative to herbicides and heavy machinery for vegetation control. In this image, SRP workers stand inside the canal holding wire fencing to corral fish for transport to another section of the canal system. Fish are herded to be relocated to other...
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